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VOL. XXXIX-NO. !3.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MOUSING, OCTOBKR 2, 1S00-SIXTEEX PAGES.
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'VAFI TRAVELS TO
by the National
Neither Cook or Peary Will Be Rec
OF POWER SITES
Chief Forester Pinchot Says Big Co.
Big Scenic Attraction on King'
Highway is Thrown Open to
iVCOMA IN YACHT
nt Makes Address to Monster
bine is Forming to Conty
s uicnuo in Auuiiorium in
ognized as Discoverer Until
Facts Are Submitted.
a AT UNION CLUB
TCC- ... .O
SHIPS IN CRASH AT SEA
ll Made from Seattle in Yacht
f El Primcro.
.ecntive Takes Great Interest
Lire Stock Show.
WELL COME WEST IN 1915
Premise Made to Attend Panama
Call fftrn la Eiponltlon at 8aa
Diego, Which Will Mark
Oprnlnf of Canal.
TACOMA, Wash.. Oct. 1. After passing
two day' In and about Seattle, President
Taft cam to Tacoma tonight and received
from an audience that thronged the big
armory one of the moat cordial greetings
of ila trip. Tha president waa entertained
at dinner at the Union club, after making
the trip from Seattle on board the Yacht
Elprlmer) owned by Chester Thome. The
torpedo boat destroyer Perry escorted the
Before leaving- Seattle the president paid
a last visit to the exposition to view the
big live stock exhibition. All the prise
came, norsen, pigs and sheep were on
view, their heads and horns decorated with
blua ribbons. Mr. Taft apparently found
great Interest In the exhibit and passed
more than twice the length of time allotted
to It. Finally, from the Judges' stand, he
made a. brief speech amid a chorus of
bleats and grunts and the lowing of Wine
complimenting the exhibitors on their fine
showing and the progress that had been
made (n this country In the last fifteen
years In the way of scientific farming and
From the exposition grounds the presi
dent motored to the Kent tie Country club
where he took luncluoti and passed the
early afternoon on the golf links. Tha sail
on the y a r tit from Seattle to Tacoma, oc
cupled two hours.
Will Come West Again.
President Taft promised today to attend
another exposition to be held on the Pa
clflc coast In lain In celebration of tha
completion of the Panama canal. Mr. Taft
aaW the date was beyond hla term of office,
but that his Interest in tha Panama canal
and In tha extension of trade on the Pa
cific had been ao great for so many years
that he readily gave his promts to attend.
Tha Invitation was extended by Colonel
D, C. Collier, director general of tha Panama-California
exposition, which la to be
held In Ban Diego, Cal.. tha nearest west
ern coast city to the Paclflo entrance of
the canal, and (Jeorg Burnham, a director
of tha exposition company. These assured
Mr. Taft that he could find a cordial wel
come at Ban. Diego and expressed on be
half of the people of San Diego their regret
that Mr. Taft had found It Impossible to
Include that city in tha Itinerary of his
President Tuft's unqualified statement in
his speeches here that the Panama canal
would be completed In 1915 caused great
enthuslaxm. as the entire Pacific coast Is
expecting to profit greatly by the short all
water route from the eastern aeaboard and
the opening of European markets to this
Five Thousand Miles.
When the president left here at midnight
and headed to the south he had completed
6.000 mllea of his lS,000-mlle Journey. In
matter of elapsed time, however, bis Jour
ney was lesa than one-third completed.
During the time he has been "on the
road" the president haa made eight
speeches of first Importance, which have
clearly aet forth hla viewa on nearly every
pending question, and he announced tonight
that he had completed the list of set ad
dresses wrthlch h had planned before leav
lng Ucvarly. The president's speeches dur
ing the remainder of his trip will be en
tlrely extemporaneous In character and will
consist largely of references to and ampll
flcation of those he already haa made.
In making hla aet speeches the president
selected In the different cities visited tha
subjects w hich he believed to be of greater
Interest to hla hearers.
Eight Great Speeches.
Starting from Boston, for instance, he
made there the first of hla set speeches
on finance and currency legislation, apeak
lng especially of the work the monetary
commission appointed by congress baa un
dertaken to do.
At Chicago the president dlsoussed labor
and Injunctions; at Milwaukee he dlsoussed
and appioved tha establishment of postal
savings banks; at Winona, Minn., he mad
plain hla position with reference to the
Payne tariff bill and the new tariff com
mlsalon; at Des Moines, Is,, he outlined
bla ideaa of needed amendment to tb In
teratat commerce and anti-trust laws; at
Denver ha davoted hla remarks to the cor
poratlon tax and dwelt upon what h
deemed It advantages In preference to
direct Income tax; at Spokane, where th
Irritation congress had been held but
short time previous to his visit, the praal
dent discussed th conservation of natural
resource and th reclamation of arid
land, and lastly at th Alaaka-Yukoo-Ps
tlflo exposition b gav hi view regard
lng th futur government of Alaska by
a commission and cam out flat-footed in
iavor of a ship subsidy law.
3oee to Alaska. Next Year.
Th president' outspoken opposition to
slf-govrnment for Alaska unquestionably
created aomethlng of a anation in thl
action and cam right on th heels of the
dispatch of monster petition from Alaska
asking hla support in favor of horn rule
iu this territory. Th speech baa been
widely discussed and baa attracted great
interest In Mr. Taft'a announcement that
he would personally vlalt Alaska next
year to conditions for himself. It is un
derstood tb president will raak no spe
cific recommendations to congress for leg
islation affecting the territory until after
hla visit.. Tb president haa taken par
ticular pains to let it be known that he
haa a deep Interest in Alaska and that he
feci tb people there bar been somewhat
neglected , In the paU Hla position In
fvVr of government help la building rail
ruade to help open up th vaat area of
th territory waa received with nthusl-
Th president will arriv In Portland at
WASHINGTON, Oct. l.-In view of the
polar controversy the board of directors of
the National Geographical society today
held a special meeting to determine the
attitude it should assume toward Dr.
Frederick A, Cook on the occasion of his
visit here next Sunday, when he will de
liver a lecture on bla Arctic experiences.
Th decision was reached that Dr. Cook,
tinder the circumstance, could not be rec
ognized in an official way. The board's
conclusions were stated In an announce
ment by Prof. WUlla L. Moore, president
of th society. In which It was urged that
both Commander Peary and Dr. Cook lose
no time In submitting their observations,
notes and data to a competent scientific
commission in the United States. Th an
The society takes this position not from
any distrust of the personal Integrity of
either explorer, but because of the many
calculations that enter Into the determina
tion of th pole."
Prof. Moure said he did not feel he
could dlssaisoclate himself sufficiently as
president of the society to call upon or
to Introduce Dr. Cook to any audience
while in this city.' He could not do so un
til the board of managers of the society
had taken action on Dr. Cook's claim of
having reached the North pole.
Personally, he aald, when the announce
ment of Dr. Cook'a achievement waa first
mad a, he expressed gratification that Cook
had reached the pole, but now that the
board of managers of the society had In
vited a submission of proof of both Peary
and Cook, he felt he should maintain an
absolutely neutral attitude. Prof. Moore
saw no reason why evidence should not b
submitted to the board at an early day ao
that all doubt might be dispelled.
Mr. Moor will maintain the same at
titude toward Commander Peary that he
doe toward Dr. Cook.
BOSTON, Oct. 1. Dr. Cook, the Arctic
explorer, arrived here from New York
today. With reference to the recommenda
tion of the National Geographical society
that the proof of his polar claims be sub
mitted by Dr. Cook to a tribunal selected
by the national body. Dr. Cook said his
proof would go first to the University of
Half City Wet,
Other Half Dry
Bristol, in Tennessee and Virginia,
Confronted with Peculiar Ques
tion Affecting Liquor.
BRISTOL, Tenn., Oct. l.-To protect the
Tennessee half of Bristol, which la "dry,"
against what he describe as a "threat
ened delug of drunks" from th "wet" or
Virginia half of the city, Recorder T. J.
Burrows, beginning today, will Impose a
minimum fine of S25 for drunkenness and
declare "there is no guarantee the fine
will not b larger."
This action of th recorder Is taken
because today the saloons of the Virginia
half of the city were thrown open In ac
cordance with the court decision declaring
the local option election of July 8, which
was won by the "wets," to have been
legal. Ten carloads of whisky, beer and
other ardent spirits reached tha city dur
ing the week.
Rates Too High
Commissioner Prouty Intimates that
Reduction to Spokane Will
SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 1. Commissioner
Charles A. Prouty, who Is hearing addi
tional testimony on the Spokane freight
rate cane, hinted today that the Interstate
Commerce commission Is contemplating re
ductions in many of the commodity rates
to Spokane. That these rates will be In
proportion to the rates to Seattle and
coast Is believed by local Jobbers. Com
missioner Prouty called on the railroads
repeatedly for explanation of th excess
In rated to Spokane over coast points.
TWO STUDENTS EXPELLED
Illinois Sophomore Are
Leave University on
CHAMPAIGN, ill.. Oct. 1 After a meet
ing of th council of administration of the
University of Illinois today, H. D. Em
mart, of Muskoge, OkL, and Arthur W.
Id of Mineral. 111., both sophomores, were
expelled tor alleged haalng.
Peary's Trip Up Hudson
is Continuous Ovation
NEW YOHK. Oct. 1. Nw York City and
state today gav Commander Robert E.
Peary a welcome horn such as few re
turning horoe can hop to receive. From
the brldfe of hi Arctlo ship, Roosevelt,
Commander Peary, with hla wife by his
side, wsji the most prominent feature of
the sixty-mile Hudson-Fulton naval parade
from, New York to Newburgh. All the way
land and water vied with each other In
hurling their cheer of congratulation
through the air to th little ship whereon
th tall military-looking man auilled back
hla answer to their greetings. Meanwhile
Captain Bartlett was kept at work so In
cessantly Willi th whistle cord answering
th salutes of passing craft that Chief En
gineer Wardwell called up from the engine
room that h would not have steam enough
to move th vessel if h did not stop th
Having successfully buffeted th 1c packs
of Smith sound and provd itself ao stout
a ship that bo sea or io flo could turn
it back, th Room rait met with an acci
dent in th moat tranquil part of the Hud
son, Just below Wast Point, this afternoon.
It parted its port tiller rope and cam to a
stop. Th iniahap was quickly discovered
by Commander Peary and anchor was
dropped whil tb rop was aplicad. But
ther wm a delay of Dearly an hour be-
Jtut. els fecal rooe44 tvanl Kw burgh.
Bemedial Legisl ..on Most Be Passed
at This Session.
Great Natnral Resource Should Be
Preserved to the Public.
WILL NOT RESIGN OFFICE
Forestry Toiler Will Contlnae Along;
Hooarvrlt I.lnea Favors Conser
vation Commission Outlined
fcr President Taft.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1. Unequivocally
asserting that a monopoly now Is In pro
cess of formation whose object Is to get
possession of the water power sites of the
country, Glfford Pinchot, chief of the
bureau of forestry, who returned today
from an extended Inspection in the west.
declared that remedial legislation must be
enacted at the coming session of congress
if this great natural resource Is to be pre
served to the people.
The problem of how best to prevent the
nation's water power sites from being
gobbled up by such combinations. Mr.
Flnchot predicted, will be one of the big
gest Issues before the next session of con
gress. The alleged trust is now In the
formative stage, Mr. Pinchot declared, and
quick action on the part' of congress Is
necessary to throttle it.
Another big program which will con
front congress will be the disposition of
the vast areas of coal lands In the west,
principally in Alaska. It is Important
that congress should take prompt action
on this Important matter. Mr. Pinchot
said, for the protection of the country's
fuel supply and also to prevent a monopoly
In that product
Favors Conservation Commission.
Any doubt that may have existed as to
whether Mr. rinchot would continue to
advocate the policloa for which he has
fought so hard, was set at rest by him to
day. As a result of hla western tour he is
fully as determined as ever to continue his
policies regarding the conservation of the
country's natural resources and the great
national forest reserves. He asserted that
President Taft Is thoroughly Imbued with
the conservation movement, and declared
that the people are now more completely
aroused over the matter than ever. Presi
dent Taft, Mr. Pinchot said, has expressed
himself In favor of a conservation com
mission, and added that he (Pinchot) was
also in accord with that suggestion.
A score or more newspaper man inter
viewed Mr. Pinchot at his office today. II
has Just returned from a two months' tour
of Inspection of the national forest re
serves, with which condition he was Im
mensely pleased. He said he had had "a
corking good time."
Mill Not Resign.
One issue only did Mr. Pinchot decline
to discuss. That related to the so-called
Ballinger-Plnchot controversy over the con
servation question. That he has no In
tention of relinquishing his position as
chief forester as the result of that Inci
dent, was reiterated when he declared em
phatically, "I am not going to resign."
After declaring that "there Is a water
powei trust certainly In the process of for
mation," Mr. Pinchot added:
"In my Judgment, the tendency to con
solidation which la now running through
all industrial enterprises, will necessarily
itl the end lead to the consolidation of
the water power Interests exactly as it
has to consolidation of steel and oil inter
ests. There has got to be legislation on
this water power business. President Taft
has Indicated his intention of asking con
gress for legislation governing, as I under
stand it, the disposal of water power sites
on the public domain, so that the whole
water power question will naturally be
taken up before congresa. The question is,
are we going to give these power sites in
perpetuity? That is a question with which
congress will have to deal."
"Is It possible to head off this so-called
trust?" Mr. Pinchot was asked.
Government Can Control.
"The government cannot probably pre
vent formation of such a monopoly," he
replied, "but It can control It. I regard
this matter as one of the most Important
questions with which congress will have to
When national forests were mentioned,
Mr. Plnchot's countenance beamed with
delight. He declared that he had never
seen, the forests In a more satisfactory
condition. The personnel of the service is
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"It haa been most gratifying to have
taki-n part in the parade," sold Commander
Peary tonight, "and I am deeply appre
ciative of the reception that haa been given
the officers and crew of the Roosevelt and
myself. It waa magnificent."
Mrs. Peary also was delighted with the
J. Plerpont Morgan on his hiK stearn
yacht Corsair, with a party of friends, fcave
Commander Peary and the Roosevelt a
graceful greeting off Stony Point. The
yacht's ensign was dipped and Mr. Morgan
doffed his cap and stood bareheadod until
the Arctic ship had passed. Commander
Peary waved his blue yachting cap In
. The Roosevelt dropped anchor near the
United States flotilla of scout cruisers, sub
marines and torpedo boats off Newburgh
In the evening. Tha latenesa of the hour
did not diminish the noisy greeting from
vessels there. Commander Peary and party
boarded a tug and want ashor at Flsh
klll Landlug, vher they took a train for
Nw York. Mr. and Mra. Peary departed
late tonight for Portland.
Some of the specially Invited guests on
th Roosevelt were: Miss Annie Peck,
mountain climber; Kmil Dibltsch, brother
of Mrs. Psary, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
I Bridgman. Mr, Biidgmaa la ecrlary
of tb teaj-j reUa clulaj
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Jack Frost will get you if you don't look
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
SOLDIERS DRAW BIG CROWDS
Evolutions at Fort Omaha Important
Feature of King's Entertainment.
BALDWIN BALLOON MAY ALSO FLY
Effort Will Be Made to Show Off
Illgr Government Dirigible Now
at Fort Weather Expert.
Notwithstanding the rather uncertain
street car facilities for reaching Camp
Thayer at Fort Omaha, many Omaha
citizens took advantage of the oppor
tunity to witness the battalion drills of
the Thirteenth infantry yesterday after
noon. Visitors came out to the camp
in automobiles and other private convey
ances to enjoy the spectacle.
The battalion evolutions were In con
formity with Butt's manual and differs
somewhat from the old Upton and other
battalion tactlclal evolutions. The bat
talions now consist of four companies of
a maximum membership of 110 officer
and enlisted men, and most of these com
panies are now recruited up to their
Battalion parade at 4:20 was alio an
interesting feature and many new visit
ors came out to enjoy it. Nearly 800
men wet in th parade llrte,' which was
reviewed by Colonel Loughborough.
Last evening at retreat the famous
Thirteenth Infantry band of over forty
Pieces gave a concert on the parade
ground. The band is one of the finest
in the army, as well as one of the oldest
of the regular army military bands.
The program was a varied one of
adagios, andantes, marches, waltzea and
popular selections from many of the
standard operas. The pleasant afternoon
drew a large crowd of visitors to the
fort and camp, which Is destined to be
corrfe one of the most popular places to
visit during the Ak-Sar-Ben period.
Cavalry and Battery Coming;.
The cavalry brigade will arrive today
and tomorrow, as will the battery of ar
tillery. The Sixteenth Infantry will arrive
from Fort Crook Sunday, and an ex
tremely Interesting program Is promised
for Camp Thayer for Sunday afternoon.
Nearly B.000 regular troops will be en
camped there Sunday and Monday to re
main through the week. Special programs
will be announced for the camp dally, and
in the meanwhile visitors have been In
vited to call and inspect the camp, the
field hospital and the signal corps ap
paratus. Tho big Baldwin dirigible balloon is now
In the big balloon house and is to be In
flated. It la hoped by Colonel GlaBsford
that several flights of the big airship may
be made during the coming week.
Lieutenant Frank P. Lahm will probably
be here to superintend the flights of the
big airship. He made the successful flight
with the Baldwin at Des Moines during
the recent military tournament there.
Weather ItHlloons Interesting-.
Another interesting feature at the fort
Is the meteorological experiments that are
now going on under the superintendence of
Dr. Blair and Mr. Gretrg of the weather
bureau. These constitute sending Into the
air rubber balloons of 200 cubic feet capac
ity, to which are attached parachutes hold
ing different meteorological Instruments
for recording temperatures and air cur
rents in tha higher altitudes. These rubber
balloons explode after reaching various
heights and the parachutes carry the re
cording Instruments safely to the earth.
With these Instruments are Instructions
asking tho finder to forward them to
Mount Weather. Va., with the directions
for doing so. Several of these balloons
have already been sent up from Fort
Omaha within the last ten days. They may
float 200 miles before exploding. One of
these balloons was recently recovered In
central Mlsrourl. Another has been heard
from in Kansas.
Please bring your
in as early as possi
They are received for Sunday as
late as 8:30 p. m. Saturday, but
It ia beat to get them In early to
Insula proper classification.
If you cannot come down
town use the telephone.
Call Douglas 233 and ask
toz the lYaat-Ad. Department.
Man Hands in
Auditor Person Says Both Senators
Have Been After His Scalp
for Several Months.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1. Declaring that
the two South Dakota senators have been
working for "his official decapitation for
political reasons," and that he has de
cided to relieve tho president from fur
ther embarrassment, Robert S. Person,
auditor for the Interior department, has
tendered his resignation, to take effect
on December 1.
"I have tendered my resignation, to
take effect December 1, 1909," aald Mr.
Person tonight. "For several months
past the president has been greatly em
barrassed by a political situation in which
I am a factor. Since hia Inauguration
the two senators from South Dakota
have been persistently demanding my of
ficial decapitation for political reasons,
although all of ua profess to be repub
licans. I have decided to relieve the
president from further embarrassment
incident to the Industry of the senators
from my home state in demanding my
separation -from the" service.
"It is needless to ay,M he continued,
"that hereafter I all all enjoy a freedom
of expression and action In public and
political affairs which are denied me
in my present position."
Lieutenant Governor Howard C. Shober
of Htghmore. S. D., haa been appointed
Mr. Person's successor.
on Way to Exile
Mohammed Ali Mirza Being Taken
Secretly to Odessa on a
ST. PETERSBURG. Oct. L Mohammed
All Mirxa, the deposed shak of Persia,
sailed from A mail, on the Caspian sea yes
terday on hi way to exile in Russia. He
Is expected to land at Peterovosk, on the
west shore of the Casplon. tomorrow.
He will ba taken direct to Odessa on a
special train. Hia movements are being
kept as secret as possible as tha Caucasus
are swarming with Persian revolutionists
and attempts at assassination axe feared.
Southern Pacific is Fined $1,000 for
Rebating by Federal Court
at Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES. Oct. I. The Southern
Pacific railroad pleaded guilty today in
the United State district court to rebat
ing and was fined $1,000 by Judge Wall
born. Through Attorney C. M. Durbrow
of San Francisco, the company entered
a plea of technical and unintentional guilt.
The maximum penalty would have been
Mall Official to Meet.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1. With a view to
carrying out Postmaster General Hitch
cock's policy of retrenchment and economy,
in the Postofflce department, Alexander
Urant, superintendent of the railway mall
service, today dlree'ted the division super
intendents of the service to meet him in
Washington October 11 for a conference.
Much-Touched Tabor Man
Finally Lands Pickpocket
Robert McClelland of Tabor, la., presi
dent of the Tabor A Northweatern rail
road, detected James Collins while the
latter waa touching hla pockets on a
southbound street car on Sixteenth street
late yesterday afternoon. Mr. McClel
land haa suffered the embarrassment of
having been robbed by sllck-flngered pick
pocket In Omaha three lime during th
last 'year, but h got wis when th
fourth attempt waa made and h got
Mr. McClelland boarded a southbound
car St sixteenth and Far nam street.
No sooner had lis got on the car until
the slick-fingered nun sighted their prey.
They got busy. As a result James Col
lins htrd Edward W. North, deputy
Internal rvnu collector, around where
Colllna oouM .get fMtloa oa bla prv&pacd.
PARADE IS CALLED OFF
Street Demonstration, Strikers Fear,
Might Not Be Wise Thing.
MANY MEN APPLY FOR WORK
Long Line at Company lleadqnar.
ters to Receive Steady Work
in the SerTlce of the
Fearing a public, demonstration of the
kind might not prove wise for the beet
Interests of all concerned, strike leaders,
in consultation wun business men, have
agreed to call off the big labor parade
proposed for Saturday.
Th street railway company Is In the
calm pursuit of Its policy In relation to the
strike and the strikers are following their
program. Friday haa developed little uiut
change the situation.
A long line of men were awaiting the
opening of the employment department
at the car company' offices In th morn
ing. Among these men were several whose
uniforms Indicated former service with the
company. Tha company continues to put
on more men, choosing the desirable from
th big list of applicants. Assistant Gen
eral Manager Leussler ha a tall atack of
applications from men from widely sepa
rated section of the country. Ha says that
many of them are from experienced streot
car men in the east who want to come
o Chans; In Proa-ram.
. President Wattlca says that so far as the
company la concerned, there Is no change
"Ther la a great deal of talk and dis
cussion about Wattles," he remarked. "If
they want the strike stopped why don't
they go to the strikers? We didn't start
it. We did everything possible to avert the
"No, I have heard nothing from the gov
ernor, but we court any fair Investigation
of the strike and its causes."
Mr. Wattlea was Interested to learn of tha
arrest of those who had been causing
trouble with the car and remarked that
when the disturber learned that there
would always be punishment for their
action ther would be peace.
Cheap Fare Ordinance.
The strike leader were out at work
among the men early In the day. The
striker have put into circulation petitions
for the submission of an ordinance for
cheaper street car fares. A thousand
copies hav been issued and th strikers
claim that they will all be circulated. Ben
Commons I taking oharg of the dlstribu
tlon of the petition. . The fare ordinance
calls for six tickets for 26 cents for adults
and twelve ticket for 26 cent for school
The parade of the combined labor Inter
ests of Omaha, South Omaha and Council
Itluffs, planned for Saturday afternoon
has been called off.
"Some of the business people who are
oc-operatlng with us In our efforts feel that
th parade had best not be held at this
time," explained Mr. Pratt. "Wo do not
want to do anything which in their Judg
ment would hurt the interest of the city.'
Th executive board of the International
union, now In session at Detroit, has tele
graphed Pratt to stay on th Job here and
commanded tha action of th Omaha union
At a meeting of tha board of governors
of Ak-8ar-Ben in progress at the Loyal
hotel It was practically decided that the
efforts of that body In bringing about a
strike settlement In the Interest of the full
festival were fruitless and that nothing
further could be done.
"We are at the end of the rope, and I
guuss that we will Just let It drop," said
Charles Pickens, president.
victim, Mr. McClelland. He met with sue
cess and got Mr. McClelland'a purse out
of his pocket, but at this point he waa
detected and the victim grabbed Collins.
The car waa approaching Harney street
and the conductor stopped the car to
allow Collins to alight, but Mr. McClel
land ordered hi arrest. Colllna wa
forced to drop th purs while getting
off th csr. Mr. McClelland turned Col
Una over to Officers Coroeau and I'lmer,
who wer on duty on th oorner at th
time. Th pocktbook waa recovered and
Mr. McClelland rod to th police sta
tion in th patrol to sea hi victim
locked behind th bars.
Mr. McClelland has been robbed three
time in Omaha in this manner during
th last yaar and hi valuable hav been
returned to him ach tlm by Postmaster
Thomas, being placed ach. tiin la a
XoaU box Pjr th rubbers.
Help Summoned by Operators and
Beautiful Maiden is Saved.
HOME FOLKS HAVE TO HURRY
They Better Get In and See Things
This Week Before the Rush.
JUDGE BARNES VISITS GROUNDS
Mike Ilnrrlnatnn I Another Tlstla
arnlahrd Visitor Who la Knrap.
tared hy Hie Mystery of
This (irrat Kxhlblt,
MJiag HIQH WAT FBOOKAH.
Today is Children' Say Admission
will ba 6 cent np to 6 p. m. Special at
tention will b given to car of th littl
ons by th management, and vry child
in th state is invited.
Howard Wir Walkers 1:30 and 8:30
THE BIO SATS.
Tuesday, October 6 Firework.
Wednesday, October 6 Sleotrical pa
Thnrsday, October 7 Military parad.
Trlday, Ootobsr 8 Coronation ball.
Saturday, Octobsr 8 Japaaea Ta
MLLITAKT EZEBOISES AT TOMV
Colonel William A. Olaaaford. In stun
of th Signal corps. Port Omaha, an
nounoes a splendid military program haa
bn arranged by Oenaral rredsrlok A.
Smith for today, to which th paopl of
Omaha and th visitor to Ak-8ar-Ba or
cordially invited. This Is th detail of
th program: ,
Today, a P. M Bla ball ram ba.
twssn teams of Thirteenth Infantry and
4 P. M. Haarlmantal drsss nsrst t i
battalions of th Thirteenth infantry.
owu xo e:ao Band concert bv nrt.
mental band of Thlrtnth Infantry,
1907. lnno ' Itna
Wdnday a,669 J73 8,443
Thursday 8,857 7,908 4,164
rl4y 908 8.57T 4.S9T
"Saved bv WlrelNn nrnK,.!.!.. ,w- .
s. hi j uio most.
thrilling and Intensely Interesting produc
tion ever put on the Klna's Itlirhw.u k
the ooard of governors, was opened to tho
pudiio riaay night, a splendid audience
reeung me initial performance.
The show is in three acts. ti, ti.t
which shows the collision uf the tr.,,hii
and Florida on the high seas. Th second
act shows the wireless station In the
Haltlc with Jack lilnna at the v a.i.i
the roar of the sea and the floundering
of the ehip. the famous C. Q. D. message
la sent. The third aCt ShoWM th )ttm hn.
at work, ending with the rescue of tho
The production Is th wnrV t.
Melllener of the Union Pacific and Gus
Kenze. Dr. Melllener installed the ir.i...
apparatus and Gus Rente nut v,.
The show Is the result of the investigation
who me mysteries of electricity by Dr.
Melllener, who Is conducting evnorim.nt.
for the Union Pacific, which Is contemplat
ing io installing a wireless system for
safety. Instead of using telegraph wires
as at present.
Show a II I g Success.
By all who atteiultd the shnnr ...
pronounced a grand success and on.
worthy of a liberal patronage.
While a great majority of th Omi,.
people stayed at home Friday night the
minority enjoyed itself to in.
Chief Dempxey has policed the grounds
un piain clothes men and th fear that
the man next to him may be an officer
has had a quieting effect on tha man who
might be Inclined to rowdyism. Th order
Friday night waa especially good; the
crowd was good natuied and every one
seemed to get his money's worth.
One of the shows well attended, whinh
had made a hit la the Wlllarda fntlMlrul
performance. There the milUnn. v,-.....
high clubH selections played by real musi
cians. Snake rlater Proceed.
Visitors to the King's Highway Friday
night were permitted to see the snake eatsr
satisfy hiu appetite for snake sftar a
layoff for a day. Officer Wooldrtdga, who
Is delegated to look after animals and
various things that cannot look after them
selves, stopped Uie snak eater In Uw
name of humanity.
Well, the snak eater pined away all
day Friday. He waa offered oysters and
oyster soup and fried chicken and chioken
soup, ham sandwiches and devlJed ham,
llmberger cheese, glass, hot tamalea, tin
cans, monkeys and practically everything
served in a first-class hotel, but Mr, Hun
ter's snake eater turned them down with,
a sickening "Tanks."
The poor man started to eat snakes when
his digestion waa bad, and h Just limply
could not work and draw hla salary unless
ho got tliui.e snakes at every meal.
And so the matter was discussed and
finally It was put up to th human officer
to show caiu Just why a snak should
be protected when Nebraka has an S
o'clock closing law and there Is no great
demand for snake.
lleuidis that, these snakes had been cap
lureu In ll.nsJock and therafor war be
yond the Jurisdiction of tb Omaha offi
cials, the intake eater' champion argued.
Then a compromise was reached whereby
the snake eater agreed to dlvld hi meals
with any humane officer who objected and
cease to eat snakes when th reptile filed
complaint with the railway commission,
I arful Uraalllaa Bats
One of the most atti active show on th
grounds Is the Braxillau Bats, Imported by
the boaid of governui of Ak-bor-Ben at
great expense for th edification of oattl
raisers and formers. Th bat ar used
extensively In Braxil and when D. E.
Thompson waa ambassador to that coun
try, they wer said to b numerous around
"his plao of business, in fact. It has bn
found that the bats aro Indl.ipenilbl to the
southern country and experiments at tb
,;rH'ulluial college at Lincoln Uidlcat that
they ar also a necessity or at least a
great convenience to farmers In Nebraska,
though they hair not been introduced; to
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